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Wednesday, October 31

BOGO Branch Museum Membership during artoberVA

During the month of October The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is offering buy one get one free memberships to celebrate Culturework’s artoberVA! ...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

RVA East End , $
Gallery Show: Hal Horwitz: Our Native Orchids, A Retrospective
Weinstein JCC

Hal Horwitz was a Richmond pediatric dentist who took up photography as a hobby more than thirty years ago, developing a special interest in native orchids....

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Halloween fun!
Richmond Public Library

Stop by anytime today in costume (no masks please) for a tasty treat and spooky fun crafts.

RVA Northside , Free
Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
The Valentine

Since Christopher Newport’s expedition planted a cross on the banks of the James River in 1607, Richmonders have marked the landscape to reflect their...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
REMIX | Archival Oddities
12am
Library of Virginia

REMIX | Archival Oddities is a contest to inspire literal and figurative out-of-the-box ideas for cultural heritage collections. Archives aren’t just about...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
University of Richmond

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection on view February 8 through December 9, 2018, in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature,...

RVA West End , Free
Trick Or Treat
Richmond Public Library

Trick or Treat - Come Trick or Treat with us!! Wear your costume and get a treat! For more details call: 804-646-4768.

RVA Downtown , Free
Workplace Creativity Month!
Another Limited Rebellion

Keeping up with the pace of innovation today requires an unprecedented level of creativity in every aspect of business. Creativity is no longer an option –...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
artoberVA Exhibits
Richmond Public Library

See orginal artwork by Nikkea Sharee, Julian Greene, and other Richmond-area artists on display during the month of October. Join us for a special opening...

RVA Southside , Free
unVeiled Essence at Elegba Folklore Society
Elegba Folklore Society

Painter, arts educator and percussionist, Orisegun Olomidun opens a new exhibition in Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center on October 5, 2018 entitled,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
8:30am
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

"Absurd Form" New exhibit on display September 20 – November 11, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6-8pm Justin Gaffrey’s work alludes...

Henrico , Free
"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
9am
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi

The title for this show celebrates the many different ways in which these three artists are ‘related’ to each other. While all three landscape painters are...

Hanover , Free
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
9am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America...

RVA Downtown , Free
True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
Library of Virginia

This free exhibition at the Library of Virginia explores the stories of Virginia’s African American soldiers who served during World War I. More than just...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
(Im)permanence
10am

(Im)permanence invites the viewer into a dialogue between society, intimate spaces, and the fleeting moments that exist within nature and the permanence of...

RVA The Fan , $
About Beulah Gould Branch, Mrs. John Kerr Branch
10am

Information about Mrs. Beulah Branch, her life, and the work done this summer restoring her bedroom will be in the Long Gallery September 20th – November...

RVA The Fan , $
FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
10am
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts

The Gallery@Nest is proud to announce its annual FOLK’s ART exhibition and sale featuring the work of Melissa Burgess, Paul DiPasquale, Kate Duffy, Foust,...

RVA Southside , Free
Fighting for the Right to Fight
10am
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

New Exhibition opens September 28, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for most...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
For Art's Sake presents: The Tuckahoe Artists Association
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery, For Art’s Sake Gallery

This November the recent works from the artists of The Tuckahoe Artists Association will grace the gallery walls of For Art's Sake! We're so excited to...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
10am
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

This unprecedented exhibition brings together original large-scale artwork created by Virginia-based artists with historical objects, books, letters,...

RVA The Fan , $
Mood and Atmosphere in Watercolor with Christopher Wynn
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery

"The sky in most watercolor landscapes tends to set the mood, atmosphere, and tone for the rest of the painting." - Christopher Wynn Learn to create mood...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$
My Richmond Art Exhibition
10am

For Darrick Claiborne, a painting begins with a blank canvas or a computer screen. Typically, the paintings are created with acrylic paint on canvas. Darrick...

$
Pandemic: Richmond
10am

May 10, 2018–January 6, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Pandemic: Richmond explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city....

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
PreSchool Storytime
10am
Richmond Public Library

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

RVA Northside , Free
Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am

April 26, 2018–January 27, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
10am
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions. Come to explore our new exhibitions and...

Henrico , Free
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA East End , Free
Spooky Tales Costume Party
10:30am
Richmond Public Library

Put on your costume and come listen to some fun and spooky stories! Enjoy an interactive craft after storytime.

RVA East End , Free
Library Tour
11:30am
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a tour of the library and a dewy decimal scavenger hunt.

RVA Northside , Free
October - November Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
Art Works Gallery

See 6 new exhibits, tour 75 artist studios. The exhibits continue through November 17, 2018. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits include: ...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
artspace's 30th Anniversary Biennial Members Exhibition
12pm
Artspace

artspace celebrates 30 years of art and performance with a free and open to the public biennial members’ exhibition

RVA Southside , Free
 Mixed Media Painting Classes with Susan Stuller
1pm

Choose from Tuesday or Wednesday sessions Tuesdays | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays | 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Classes begin on August 1, 2018, and are...

One More Stitch
1pm
Richmond Public Library

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Orson Welles and the Alien Invasion Panic
2pm, 7pm
Henrico County Public Library

Eighty years ago yesterday, October 30, 1938, Orson Welles and "The Mercury Theatre on the AIR" allegedly scared America with a faked alien landing based on...

Henrico , Free
6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
3pm
Walton Gallery

6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle is a group show featuring all females and opened October 13, 2018. This exhibition is made up of all women artists...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie
Monster Mash Costume Party
4:30pm
Richmond Public Library

Come dressed in your favorite costume and enjoy snacks, music and a monster craft. *All Ages*

RVA Northside , Free
Spooktacular Fun Celebration
5pm
Richmond Public Library

Please join us for our "Spooktacular Fun Celebration!" We will enjoy a story, a craft, & a treat! Children are welcome to wear a costume. All ages welcome.

RVA Northside , Free
Trick or Treat Party
5pm
Richmond Public Library

Wear your costume and trick or treat at the library! Join us for a craft, DIY special effects makeup, and more. For all ages.

RVA Southside , Free
"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
6pm
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents an exhibition of work by New York City-based artist Elissa Levy, titled "Of secrecy, the violet." The show opens...

Free
Trunk or Treat
6pm
Richmond Public Library

Stop by Broad Rock Library while you are trick or treating! Grown-ups, would you like to join the staff as we give out candy in the parking lot? Let us know...

RVA Southside , Free
OH, THE HORROR! (MOVIE NIGHT)
7pm
Studio Two Three

Come for a double feature picture show in our Backyard - starting at 7pm! Cozy up in our outdoor chairs and enjoy some spiced cider and Halloween...

RVA Northside , $
Orson Welles and the Alien Invasion Panic
7pm
Henrico County Public Library

Eighty years ago yesterday, October 30, 1938, Orson Welles and "The Mercury Theatre on the AIR" allegedly scared America with a faked alien landing based on...

Henrico , Free
Petersburg Haunts Walking Tour of Old Towne Petersburg
7pm
Petersburg Area Regional Tourism

So much fun on Friday & Saturday nights 'til Halloween! This 90-minute walking tour is led by a costumed, lantern-carrying storyteller who will show you why...

Petersburg , $
Justin Kauflin (In Conjunction w/ JAMinc)
8pm
The Tin Pan

“Soulful and heartfelt, punctuated by…virtuosic bursts from Kauflin – long ribbons of notes in which he proved himself a master of melodic...

Henrico , $$

Wednesday, October 31